Demolition of an old Vaiola Hospital Building started yesterday June 2, when the Princess Regent HRH Princess Pilolevu officially broke a glass window on the 39 year old building that was opened by her father on June 4, 1971.
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Thursday 3 June 2010
Thursday 21 May 2009
Pacific Islands leaders were united in their call for Japan to continue its leadership and efforts in tackling the issues of Water and Sanitation, during a Pacific Islands Leaders Roundtable Meeting on Water and Sanitation in Tokyo today, May 20.
Wednesday 12 November 2008
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Today the World Bank Director for the Pacific Region, Nigel Roberts, and the Asian Development Bank's Regional Director of the Sydney Office, Eugenue Zhukov, jointly opened the new premises of the World Bank Group, which will also host the ADB development coordinator. These premises symbolize the deepening working relationship by both banks with the Solomon Islands Government and with each other.
Friday 6 June 2008
The Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Masashi Namekawa visited the Government Primary School of Ngele'ia, in Nuku'alofa to hand over two new staff quarters, yesterday morning.
Wednesday 23 August 2006
When was the last time you were in Tonga to witness the state of our country in terms of development? It appears that our neigbours are moving onto fourth gear whilst we are still on first gear for obvious reasons.
Thursday 2 June 2005
The winners of this year's Quality Service Awards were shining examples for Tonga, "we need you," said Dr Fred Sevele, Minister of Labour, Commerce and Industries, in presenting the awards on the evening of May 31.
Friday 28 January 2005
Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands
Why are we still exporting vanilla beans in its raw form, squash in green form, fish, seaweeds, Kava, and many more? We can easily process them and export to earn higher value (value adding). Why are we importing frozen fruits and vegetables, frozen meat, etc? Processing and preservation of these products can be easily done in Tonga. We need to invest more in applied research and product development.-Edgar Cocker
Tuesday 30 January 2001
Millions of pa‘anga in private investment money is currently being poured into commercial development along a two kilometres stretch of Taufa‘ahau Road between the Nuku’alofa Post Office and Fanga. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.